Uphams Corner

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man a jury said shared the guilt for the two men shot to death at Ka-Carlos even though he did not pull the trigger. The state's highest court said that Sandro Tavares... Read more
A long-vacant, city owned building on Columbia Road could be awarded to a private developer by the end of next week, according to the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND). The old Uphams Corner Comfort Station next to the historic... Read more
The US Attorney's office in Boston reports the leaders of the Hendry Street and Woodward Avenue gangs pleaded guilty Friday to a variety of drug and gun charges that will see them hustled off to a federal penitentiary for at least ten years. Jonathan... Read more
During a visit to Upham's Corner after becoming governor, Charlie Baker on Thursday faced a third grader's call to stop racist law enforcement and promised to continue working with organizations in the community. Baker touted his housing and economic... Read more
Charlie Baker will ship up to Dorchester for his first Friday night as governor, thanking supporters with a special concert featuring the Dropkick Murphys at the Strand Theater in Uphams Corner, his office confirmed Tuesday. Baker and Lieutenant Gov.... Read more
Mayor Walsh and UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley signed an agreement last Friday that will continue the university’s new Mayor’s Policy Symposium into future years. That same day, the inaugural class briefed the mayor on its ideas for revitalizing the... Read more
Four prospective buyers are vying for what could be the cheapest piece of real estate in the city: a former comfort station on Columbia Road that the city of Boston put on the market this fall. The minimum bid for a successful proposal was set at just $... Read more
The city of Boston is vetting a trio of proposals submitted by development teams to turn an old Uphams Corner manufacturing complex into a mix of housing and other uses. The former Maxwell Box Company at 65 East Cottage St. is one of several dormant sites... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more
It sits idle, a relic of Dorchester’s days as a bustling streetcar suburb. Tucked between a weathered supply store and the olde town’s first cemetery, the Uphams Corner Comfort Station— as it was called in its days of utility— is far from comforting to... Read more


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